Mentorship is critical to a scientist’s career, whether you’re a mentor, a mentee, or both. Follow the advice below to help you set expectations and establish a healthy power dynamic for your own mentor-mentee relationship.
The goal of any scientific presentation is to connect with your audience. To help you design an impactful talk, SfN has created a toolkit on the overarching elements of successful science presentations.
Learn about obstacles that can undermine women's success in neuroscience, including implicit and explicit bias, marginalization within organizations, impostor syndrome, balancing work and family, and more.
Are you looking for inspiration to stay motivated or advice for your next career step? Explore career advice from eight neuroscientists who share their personal experiences having been where you are now.
Research shows that we all — regardless of social groups — perceive and treat people differently based on their social groups. Use this Neuronline resource to learn about implicit bias and educate others.
Wendy Suzuki regularly talks about neuroscience in the public sphere as the host of Transistor, “a transformative STEM podcast." Read Suzuki’s insights into the best ways to communicate science and why she does it.
Receiving sound career advice and mentorship is all about bridging connections, communicating well, and knowing what you want. Watch on Neuronline as experts share how to approach people for career guidance and form successful mentoring relationships.
Kathleen Goss is a senior science writer and director of strategic partnerships for the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center. Watch the video on Neuronline to learn how she uses skills developed in the research lab in her career.
Are you interested in a career in science policy? Whether you are just beginning to explore your options or looking for ways to enhance your resume in anticipation of your job search, follow these tips on Neuronline to prepare for a science policy career.
Throughout her career, Susan Amara has found a key ingredient to a great career is surrounding herself with positive people. Whether it’s family, colleagues, students, mentors, or sponsors, putting yourself in the right environment among supportive people can help you advance. When planning for your career, consider the advice she would give to any student entering neuroscience.
Everywhere you go, you continuously build your personal and professional network. In fact, one conversation today could become a career connection down the road.
Follow these tips on Neuronline to build trusting, intentional relationships in your day-to-day interactions and advance your career now and in the future.
You may have heard the saying, “If you don’t know where you’re going, you will probably end up somewhere else.” Use these tips from Neuronline to build your Individual Development Plan and let it be a road map to the future you envision.
To help neuroscientists advance in the face of increased competition, the authors of In The Hitchhiker’s Guide to a Neuroscience Career present the “critical success indicators for a career in academic neuroscience,” including mobility, networking, building a CV, seeking advice, and outreach.